on words' wins top
spot at Somerset's
Turnip Prize awards!
cleverly arranged entry was judged the winner of Somerset's annual
Turnip Prize spoof art awards on Monday evening (December 2nd).
winning artwork, named 'A play on words', comprised of a dictionary
with a copy of a Shakespeare play on top, and was displayed above
the bar at the New Inn in Wedmore, near Burnham-On-Sea, where
the winner was chosen.
landlord presented the 'artist', who called herself Percy Long-Trong,
with a turnip, completing the tradition, which first began over
10 years ago. The award is handed out every year at this time
of year for the worst artwork.
spoof award is voted for every year by Wedmore residents and entrants
can be disqualified for putting too much effort into their entries!